Steffen's 'Unusual Selections' Wine Dinner

Steffen's 'Unusual Selections' Wine Dinner

"One of the biggest pleasures of being the Wine Director at Persimmon is sourcing unique and delicious food friendly wines from otherwise unknown regions and bringing them to your dinner table. I recently identified a batch of wines, all of which are personal favorites of mine, that either do not fit into the usual 'regional focus' or are new wines from regions already covered. Among the wines that will be poured is a Trousseau-based sparkling wine from France's Jura region, a Swiss white wine made from Fendant, a luscious Condrieu, and a rustic Sagrantino di Montefalco -- just to name a few. Don't miss this opportunity to taste some unique wines -- as always paired with a multi-course menu created by Champe Speidel."
Communal and very limited seating. 6:30 p.m. $125/person, including tax and gratuity. 
Please click here to reserve. 


Steffen Rasch

An integral part of the Persimmon team, Steffen has vastly expanded and elevated our wine program. He's responsible for curating our Wine Spectator Award-winning list, conducting staff training, and pairing wines with the menu. Not only is he incredibly passionate, but he also brings with him a wealth of knowledge and years of experience in the industry. 


* Certified Sommelier, Court of Master Sommeliers (obtained in 2013) 

* Certified Specialist of Wine, Society of Wine Educators (obtained in 2011)

* Certified with WSET (Wine & Spirits Education Trust (2011)

* Two years of retail experience

* Specialized in NY Finger Lakes & France's Loire

* Founder of Providence Wine Academy

* Founder of Providence based Certified Sommelier Advanced Wine Tasting Group

* Wine writer for and since 2010

Monthly Brunch

Monthly Brunch

Join us for our once-a-month brunch (held on the first Sunday of every month)! We'll have lots of brunch favorites, plus some Persimmon classics, and the bar team will be cranking out signature cocktails. Reservations are accepted for any size party, and walk-ins are, of course, always welcome.... 


  • Deviled eggs, smoked trout mousse 

  • Warm salad of different radishes, radish kimchi, avocado, crème fraîche  

  • Doughnut holes (3) filled with pastry cream, chocolate sauce  

  • Warm house-baked cinnamon roll   

  • Smoked salmon, two caviars, sour cream, diced potato, dill 

  • Roasted pumpkin soup, toasted pumpkin seeds, caramelized walnuts, smoked maple syrup 

  • Spaghetti Bolognese, Parmigiano-Reggiano 

  • Capeletti filled with chestnut purée, glazed chestnuts, Brussels sprout leaves  

  • ‘Croque Madame’: house-smoked NH ham, Gruyère cheese, toasted baggutte, Mornay sauce     

  • 3-egg French omelet with Gruyère, chives and glazed new potatoes  

  • Prime beef short rib and chuck burger, pickles, caramelized onions, VT cheddar cheese, French fries

  • ‘Steak and Eggs’:  Prime beef tenderloin steak, sunny-side egg, mushrooms and potatoes, Bordelaise sauce

  • RI duck ‘Eggs Benedict’, NH ham, toasted English muffin, glazed potatoes, Hollandaise sauce

  • Crispy waffle with native apple compote, powdered sugar, maple syrup

Click HERE to reserve online, or call 401-432-7422.


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